How Did Harry Truman Influence The Economy

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Harry S. Truman Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Mo. Harry was the son of Martha Ellen (Young) Truman and John Anderson Truman. The family, which soon added another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved many times during Harry’s childhood and youth. They first moved to a farm close to Grandview in1887, then, in 1890 they moved to Independence and lastly, in 1902 to Kansas City (Burnes 10). As a child, Harry enrolled in public schools in Independence and graduated in 1901 from high school. After finishing school, Harry worked temporarily as a timekeeper for a railway construction contractor, then at two Kansas City banks as a clerk. In 1906, Harry returned to Grandview to assist his father in managing the family farm. Harry…show more content…
He was victorious in accomplishing a healthy peacetime economy however, only some of his social program plans became law. During his presidency, the Congress was more Republican in its membership than it had been during Roosevelt's time, and did not frequently share Truman's desire to build on the heritage of the “New Deal.” The Truman government went significantly beyond the New Deal in the part of civil rights. Even though the conservative Congress frustrated Truman's wish to attain significant civil rights legislation, he was able to use his Presidential powers to accomplish some significant changes (Hamilton 10). By so doing, Truman issued executive commands uniting the armed forces and forbidding racial inequity in Federal employment. President Truman established a Civil Rights Committee and permitted the Department of Justice to dispute before the Supreme Court on behalf of plaintiffs against

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